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The World Today
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Roxanne Escobales

Former Editor, The World Today, Communications and Publishing

While the pandemic may have delayed COP26 by twelve months, the planet has not stood still. The extreme weather events of the past year show that climate change has far outpaced our collective action to date.

When global leaders meet in Glasgow, they will be challenged ‘to prove our maturity and our mastery – not of nature, but of ourselves,’ as Rachel Carson, the mother of the modern environmental movement, said nearly 60 years ago.

Farhana Yamin, the environmental lawyer and climate negotiator, delivers a manifesto for climate justice that, once enacted, will put fairness at the heart of all climate negotiations.

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